The Philippine Rubber Research Institute (PRRI) is delighted to announce that Dr. Jill D. Villanueva, Training Specialist III / OIC-Crop Management Division (CMD), has been honored with “IRRBD Young Scientist Award” at the International Rubber Conference (IRC) 2024 in Pattaya City, Thailand.

Dr. Villanueva’s achievement not only reflects her exceptional contributions to rubber research and development but also underscores PRRI’s commitment to nurturing talent and driving innovation in the natural rubber industry. Her groundbreaking work has not only brought immense pride to PRRI but has also significantly advanced the global understanding of sustainable rubber production, processing, and utilization.

As Dr. Villanueva’s triumph resonates throughout the industry, it serves as a shining example of PRRI’s dedication to excellence and its pivotal role in shaping the future of the natural rubber sector.

The entire PRRI family extends its heartfelt congratulations to Doc Jill D. Villanueva and looks forward to her continued success in driving positive change and pushing the boundaries of rubber science. Congratulations Doc Jill! To God Be All The Glory!

– 𝗝𝘂𝗹𝗶𝘂𝘀 𝗚𝘂𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗼 𝗕𝗶𝗼𝗹𝗮𝗻𝗴𝗼